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Through the Bible: John 1:1

As pointed out a few days ago, this “through the Bible” session is going to begin with Tatian’s Diatessaron, a harmony of the four Gospels put together around the year 160. This will let us go through all the Gospels … Continue reading

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Introduction to Tatian’s Diatessaron

Today I am working from the introduction page to Tatian’s Diatessaron. As I said yesterday, it is a harmony of the Gospels written around the year 160. If you follow the link, Point 20 talks about the translation of the … Continue reading

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Decoding Nicea Interview!

I am excited to announce that I am going to be interviewed on the Seminary Dropout podcast. Shane Blackshear has interviewed such notable Christians an N.T. Wright and Max Lucado. I will be interviewed this Wednesday, August 10. You don’t … Continue reading

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Encouragement from the Septuagint

What does the Lord seek from you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to be ready to walk with the Lord your God. Continue reading

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Straight Outta the Tomb

Originally posted on Dead Heroes Don't Save:
My point is … a first-century Jew, faced with the crucifixion of a would-be messiah, or even of a prophet who had led a significant following, would not normally conclude that this…

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Some Beginning Articles on the Church

For some reason, I ended up on the subject of church life on my new site. It took a while to pull all three of these posts together, even though one was once previously written on this blog. That article, … Continue reading

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Ancient-Faith Blog moved to

I made a new web site at to replace my blog. I got frustrated with writing blog posts that just slipped away into the past so that I couldn’t even find them. So all my new “blog posts” will … Continue reading

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Romans 5:17-18: The Gift of Righteousness

I have been having a great discussion about the definition of “grace” in the Bible. In the midst of it I ran across Romans 5:17-18 and was really touched by it. I am pretty sure I have read those two … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Posts of 2014

Originally posted on Not For Itching Ears:
? That’s right, my friends.  The following post contains our own version of the Top 10 list:  The top 10 posts written at Not For Itching Ears this year.  We want to thank all of you…

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Questioning Our Protestant Tradition of Sola Scriptura

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Nothing but Scripture? It is becoming apparent to me that no church, no theologian, no follower of Christ actually lives out their faith based on the idea of Sola Scriptura. Sola scriptura as a principal states…

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